Changing Course: Public School Enrollment Shifts During the Pandemic is an analysis of student enrollment trends in public schools during the pandemic (2019-20 to 2021-22 school years).
Our 2022 annual report explores the impact of the CSP on communities around the country and makes the case for increased funding for the program.
Bellwether interviewed the leaders of five charter schools and charter management organizations about how they used their ESSER funds and drafted short case studies based on those conversations.
Thirteen states and Washington, D.C. enacted charter school loan programs to help close the funding gaps—and we hope they inspire other states to do so as well.
This report examines results from a survey of more than 5,000 parents conducted by The Harris Poll in May 2022 that may have a major impact on future elections.
This case study examines the multi-year effort to pass the Redbud Act, which helps close the funding disparity between all types of public schools located within the same tax base.
For 30 years the charter school movement has been a source of hope and opportunity for students across America.
The National Alliance’s charter law rankings shed light on how well each state’s charter school law compares to our model law.
From Crisis to Creativity: Can technology play a role in strengthening teacher-student relationships?
This paper from Gradient Learning makes the case that a global calamity may have sparked a renewed appreciation of the critical role that positive human relationships play in the classroom.
In our 2021 legislative summary, we share a round-up of all charter school legislative activity across the country.
This new guidebook for teachers from the National Alliance in partnership with TNTP (formerly The New Teacher Project) outlines ways to effectively advocate for positive change at their schools.
Voting with Their Feet: A State-level Analysis of Public Charter School and District Public School Enrollment Trends
Voting with Their Feet: A State-level Analysis of Public Charter School and District Public School Enrollment Trends shows hundreds of thousands of families switched to charter schools during the first full school year of the pandemic.